Dr. Carmen Reyes Mateo Martínez

Professor of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Universidad Miguel Hernandez


Molecular and Cellular Design


Molecular Recognizement and Protein Engineering

Fluorescent Sensor Group

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  • Application of fluorescence spectroscopy to the biophysical characterization of biological systems in non-conventional environments.
  • Fluorescent biosensor development.
  • Characterization of macromolecular interactions.
  • Development of nanomaterials for biotechnological applications


  • Previous positions: Fellowship from Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Instituto de Química Física, CSIC, Madrid. Spain. 1986-1989.
  • Postdoctoral positions:
    1. Laboratoire pour l’utilisation du rayonnement electromagnetique (L.U.R.E.-CNRS- Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France. Time-resolved fluorescence experiments using synchrotron radiation: application to the characterization of biological systems. (1990-1993).
    2. Instituto de Química Física “Rocasolano”, CSIC, Madrid, Spain. Spectroscopic characterization of new fluorescent probes for biological applications (1994-1996).
  • PhD in Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Director: Dr. A. Ulises Acuña), 1989.
  • Degree in Chemistry.


Vázquez-Gallo R., et al. (2018)

Polymers, DOI: 10.3390/polym10090938

Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Green Cationic Polyfluorene and Its Potential Use as a Fluorescent Membrane Probe.

Kahveci Z., et al. (2017)

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b12434

Fluorescent Biosensor for Phosphate Determination Based on Immobilized Polyfluorene–Liposomal Nanoparticles Coupled with Alkaline Phosphatase.

Kahveci Z., et al. (2016)

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b12434

New Red-Emitting Conjugated Polyelectrolyte: Stabilization by Interaction with Biomolecules and Potential Use as Drug Carriers and Bioimaging Probes.

Kahveci Z., et al. (2014)

Materials, DOI: 10.3390/ma7032120

Selective Interaction of a Cationic Polyfluorene with Model Lipid Membranes: Anionic versus Zwitterionic Lipids.

Kahveci Z., et al. (2013)

Biomacromolecules, DOI: 10.1021/bm400348n

Use of the Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Poly{[9,9-bis(6′-N,N,N-trimethylammonium)hexyl]fluorene-phenylene} Bromide (HTMA-PFP) as a Fluorescent Membrane Marker.


Production of new polymer liquid crystals capable of having an interaction with liposomes

Inventores: M.M. Pérez-Méndez and C.R. Mateo.
Proprietor: CSIC.
Date of publication: 23.07.1998
Nº: WO/1998/031347.
International Application Nº: PCT/ES1998/000005.